How to ‘Master Motivation’?
Mastering a subject or skill means learners acquiring a deep, long-term, secure and adaptable understanding and application of the subject or skill. If we respect that subject that learning becomes faster. I heard some statements on social media “Learn the skill of finance and make money your slave”. Or “Master your mind and make it your slave”. It is the distorted meaning of mastering somewhere giving a sense of forcefully overpowering something. Learning and mastering happen with modesty and good intentions. Money, Mind or any other thing, all are respectable.
Imagine you at place where you are ill treated as a slave, what kind of emotions will be popping in your mind. Will you able to give your 100%. On the other hand, an environment where you are welcomed nicely and treated respectfully, you can easily sense belongingness and exhibit your best performance.
What makes a difference in performance, ‘The Motivation’. How do get motivation? and How do we maintain it? That decides our momentum towards our consistent efforts.
Motivation is a driving factor for actions, willingness, and goals. These needs, wants or desires may be acquired through influence of culture, society, lifestyle, or may be generally innate. It is the word derived from the word ’motive’ which means needs, desires, wants or drives within the individuals. It is the process of stimulating people to actions to accomplish the goals. An individual’s motivation may be inspired by outside forces (extrinsic motivation) – Known as External-Motivation or by themselves (intrinsic motivation) – Known as Self-Motivation.
Motivation should not be forced or pushing away, it doesn’t last for a long time and person doesn’t able exhibit the actual strength. It should be inward so that a person can explore his/her true potential and actual strength. Knowing the motivational factors, forces, intensity, and direction design a strategy to mastering motivation. In order to exhibit peak performance at personal and professional ends, we should know “How to Master ‘Motivation”? Isn’t it interesting?
Do you know what and who motivates you?
What is your motivational strategy?
Do you feel yourself 24//7 Motivated?
What drives you?
What pulls you more, Pain or Pleasure?
Are you completely dependent for motivation?
How can you improve self-motivation? etc…..
Pondering over these questions, analyzing answers and concluding the strategies can help a person to put a step towards “Mastering Motivation”. Respect Motivation, It will respect you.
Apart from that one can seek for the help from life coaches/performance coaches to figure out your driving forces and install strategies to ignite them.